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40 million

Chinese Society | Apr 18, 2011 AM

Professor Demands Students Have 40 Million By Age 40

Dong Fan, the director of Real Estate Research Institute of Beijing Normal University, told his graduate students that they should not go around iden...

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English skills

Chinese Society | Apr 1, 2011 AM

Poll finds Chinese poor at English

China is ranked 29th in the English Proficiency Index and belongs to the low-proficiency tier, falling behind Asian neighbors such as Japan and South...

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Shangri La

China Travel | Mar 26, 2011 AM

Shangri-La Secenery

Shangri-La County (simplified Chinese: 香格里拉县; traditional Chinese: 香格里拉縣; pinyin: Xiānggélǐlā Xiàn) is a primarily Tibetan county in nor...

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Lugu Lake

China Travel | Mar 13, 2011 AM

Lugu Lake scenery and the Mosuo matriarchal society

Lugu Lake (Chinese: 泸沽湖; Pinyin: Lúgū Hú) is located in the North West Yunnan plateau in the centre of Ningliang Yi Autonomous County in the Peop...

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Chastity

Chinese Society | Mar 9, 2011 PM

Statement that chastity is the best dowry brings to hefty debate

March 10,2011,Shanghai - Auntie Bai, or Bai Wanqing, said on her television show on Oriental Television on February 27 that "Virginity is a brid...

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Isabella Leong

Entertainment | Mar 6, 2011 AM

Hong Kong Actress and Singer Isabella Leong Lok-Sze (梁洛施)

Isabella Leong Lok-Sze (Chinese name:梁洛施) ,born 23 June 1988 in Macau, is a Hong Kong-based actress and singer. She was a decendant of mix blood o...

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Railway minister

Chinese Society | Feb 12, 2011 PM

Chinese railway minister stripped of his post amid a corruption investigation

February 12, 2010, Beijing - Liu Zhijun, China's Railway Minister , has been placed under investigation "for serious disciplinary violations", accord...

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Property tax

China Economy | Jan 27, 2011 PM

China approves testing property tax in some cities

January 28, 2010, BEIJIG - Shanghai and Chongqing will launch the first-ever property tax for second-home buyers, part of a series of government meas...

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Property price

China Economy | Jan 26, 2011 PM

China issues new measures to tame property market

January 26,2010, BEIJING - The State Council raised the minimum down payment for second-home buyers to 60 percent from the current 50 percent on Wedn...

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Internet users

China Economy | Jan 19, 2011 AM

China's online population rises to 457m in 2010

January 19, 2010, Beijing - China's online population rose to 457 million in 2010 as use of mobile phones to surf the Web spread rapidly, an industry...

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Spring Festival

Chinese Society | Jan 19, 2011 AM

China begins annual Spring Festival travel rush

January 19, 2011, Beijing - China's Ministry of Transport (MOT) estimates that 2.85 billion passenger trips will be made during the period, 11.6 perc...

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Confucius

Chinese Society | Jan 17, 2011 PM

Confucius statue erected on Tian'anmen Square

BEIJING, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- A bronze statue of Confucius has been unveiled near the Tian'anmen Square in central Beijing.The statue, at the north ga...

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Kneel with dead dog

Chinese Society | Jan 15, 2011 AM

Chinese drivers forced to kneel with dead dog

January 14,2010, Suzhou - According to witnesses, the dog owner asked for 5,000 yuan ($753) in compensation and refused to let them go.The dog owner ...

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Life sentence

Chinese Society | Jan 14, 2011 AM

Life Sentence for Chinese Driver for Evading Highway Tolls

January 14, 2011, BEIJING -- Shi Jianfeng, a farmer in Yuzhou, Henan Province, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for passing his vans off as mi...

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Qingdao

China Economy | Jan 11, 2011 AM

China unveils world's longest sea bridge in Qingdao

January 10,2010,Qingdao - The Qingdao Haiwan Bridge, completed earlier this week, links the main urban area of Qingdao city, East China’s Shandong p...

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Police shot dead

Chinese Society | Jan 5, 2011 PM

Three policemen shot dead in gunfire exchange

Tai'an City, Shandong Province, January 5, 2010 - Two men wielding a shotgun and a homemade pistol fatally shot three police officers and an assistan...

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Su Zizi

Chinese Society | Jan 5, 2011 PM

Post 90s university girl exhibits her nude photos in campus

Nude modeling is a controversial career in China. Some think it is shameful, while others think it is brave. But for Su Zizi, a 19-year-old student f...

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Qian Yunhui

Chinese Society | Dec 29, 2010 AM

Village Petitioner Crushed Under Truck, Netizens Suspicious

On Christmas Day, Qian Yunhui, a villager in eastern Zhejiang province with a long history of petitioning against alleged abuses by local government,...

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Blast

Chinese Society | Dec 7, 2010 AM

Internet cafe blast kills 7,injures 37 in Guizhou

GUIYANG - The explosion happened in a shop where sodium nitrite and other explosive chemicals were stored. The 11:05 pm blast and ensuing fire comple...

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Capsule Apartment

Chinese Society | Dec 6, 2010 PM

Egg House Moved,Its Owner Has to Rent an Apartment

The 6-square-meter mobile "egg house" that made headlines last week is no more.The compact mobile home that was built by its 24-year-old owner as a p...

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